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Trump says migrant caravan includes 'unknown Middle Easterners,' offers no evidence Trump says migrant caravan includes 'unknown Middle Easterners,' offers no evidence
- October 22, 2018

The migrant caravan that trekked through the Northern Triangle and reached Mexico this weekend has swelled to an estimated 7,000 people, and is largely heading to the United States . Local leaders say hundreds of people who were part of the migrant caravan have given up their journey and are returning to their homes in Honduras and Guatemala. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote
- October 22, 2018

Khan said Saturday's protest was a "march for the future" for young Britons, including those who were too young to vote in Britain's 2016 Brexit referendum , when those who favoured leaving the European Union won narrowly by 52 per cent. (more...)
‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico’s western coast ‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico’s western coast
- October 22, 2018

The U.N. National Hurricane center said in an evening bulletin that the storm was "forecast to produce life-threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall over portions of southwestern and west-central Mexico beginning on Tuesday". Consequently, we can expect torrential rainfall setting off a potentially damaging storm surge over the Pacific Coast of Mexico by the middle of the week. (more...)
ACLU Vows To Sue Over Trump's Anti-Transgender Plan ACLU Vows To Sue Over Trump's Anti-Transgender Plan
- October 22, 2018

The report published Sunday said the new definition, if adopted, would erase federal recognition for the many Americans who identify as a gender different than the one they were identified with at birth. An HHS spokeswoman declined to comment on what she called "allegedly leaked documents" but cited a ruling by a conservative United States district judge as a guide to transgender policy. (more...)
Turkish police find Saudi consulate vehicle abandoned in Istanbul parking lot Turkish police find Saudi consulate vehicle abandoned in Istanbul parking lot
- October 22, 2018

After weeks of denying involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance, Saudi Arabia said that he was killed in the Istanbul consulate, saying his death was the result of a "fistfight". Late on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency said both Saudi King Salman and Prince Mohammed had called Khashoggi's son, Salah, to express condolences. (more...)
Area officer fatally shot; one suspect held, another sought, authorities say Area officer fatally shot; one suspect held, another sought, authorities say
- October 22, 2018

Maynard remained at large early Sunday and should be considered armed and unsafe, police said. A second suspect, 19-year-old Isaiah Pretlow, was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly pointing a firearm at an officer during the pursuit after Toney's fatal shooting, police said earlier. (more...)
Devine says Phelps will Devine says Phelps will "ram the rainbow agenda down Scott Morrison's throat"
- October 22, 2018

With several thousand postal votes still to be counted, Phelps appears to have an unassailable preference vote tally of more than 51 percent, compared with Sharma, at just below 49 percent. As I now see it that was my first error. Yet it seemed Mr Morrison gave as much consideration to this serious foreign policy decision as to handing out cash to rebuild a local surf lifesaving club. (more...)
Six people shot in shooting near Jacksonville Jaguar's stadium Six people shot in shooting near Jacksonville Jaguar's stadium
- October 22, 2018

The incident was blocks from TIAA Bank Field, where the Jacksonville Jaguars were playing the Houston Texans. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office gave no indication of any link to the game, which started at 1 p.m. (more...)
What's Nikki Haley really up to? What's Nikki Haley really up to?
- October 22, 2018

Nikki Haley , who now holds the job, said earlier this month that she would be stepping down at the end of the year. So this year, you wanted to spice things up again. Sarah Smith, was at least part-Native American. When the timing is right, and election calendars align, the roast can be the last time presidential nominees take the stage together ahead of Election Day. (more...)
30 people hurt after floor collapse in Clemson 30 people hurt after floor collapse in Clemson
- October 22, 2018

Not a tragedy.... just, super unsettling. Jaylen Adams, who also attended the party, said he felt the floor going up and down like a trampoline as people jumped around to the music. Clemson University Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications Joe Galbraith said in a statement that the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity hosted the homecoming party. (more...)
Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi
- October 22, 2018

Although Turkey has so far stopped short of officially blaming Saudi Arabia for the killing, investigators have said they have audio and video evidence which shows Mr Khashoggi , was killed by a team of Saudi agents inside the consulate. The latest account includes details on how 15 Saudis sent to confront Khashoggi had threatened him with being drugged and kidnapped and killed him in a chokehold when he resisted. (more...)
Meghan Markle father 'filled with joy' at daughter's pregnancy Meghan Markle father 'filled with joy' at daughter's pregnancy
- October 22, 2018

They are due to attend a private reception for the Invictus Games Foundation at Government House late Sunday before heading off to Fraser Island in Queensland state. "He said: 'Shall I put them on?' We said: 'One hundred per cent.' So he put them on". The couple took a small rib boat out to a 40ft Hanse 400 yacht where they were then able to watch the racing together. (more...)
Jordan cancels 2 annexes from peace treaty with Israel Jordan cancels 2 annexes from peace treaty with Israel
- October 22, 2018

As part of a 1994 peace treaty, Israel retained private land ownership and special travel rights in Baqura in the northwestern part of the kingdom and Ghamr in the south for 25 years, with a one-year notice period needed to keep the lease from automatically extending. (more...)
At least 60 killed as train crashes into crowd in India At least 60 killed as train crashes into crowd in India
- October 21, 2018

Relatives of the victims of the train accident mourn at a mass funeral in Amritsar . Numerous victims were either on the railway tracks or near them and did not hear the commuter train coming in the noise of the crackers and giant effigies burning in the darkness, witnesses and officials said. (more...)
At least 17 dead, dozens injured after train derails in Taiwan At least 17 dead, dozens injured after train derails in Taiwan
- October 21, 2018

The Taiwan Railway Administration said earlier that the death toll had risen to 22 but later found that "four additional deaths" were double calculation at hospitals. The railway administration said the families of those killed in the crash would receive compensation of NT$2.5 million (US$81,000). Emergency medical responders and firefighters are helping the injured and the defence ministry says it has sent 120 soldiers to help with rescue efforts. (more...)
Assange sues Ecuador for being left in the dark Assange sues Ecuador for being left in the dark
- October 21, 2018

The lawyer also said during a press conference that there are now no plans to take Assange to Russian Federation. It is due to be heard in a domestic court next week. WikiLeaks said that USA congressmen had written an open letter to Ecuador's president, Lenin Moreno, saying that in order to advance "crucial matters. (more...)
Dozens at Hindu festival in India killed by train Dozens at Hindu festival in India killed by train
- October 21, 2018

The event was not organised for the first time. Police said victims did not hear the Jalandhar-Amritsar express arriving because the noise was drowned out by firecrackers. In his statement, the driver said that he applied the emergency brakes while continuously blowing the horn yet some people came under the train. "Why did the government not ensure proper security arrangements?" Railway authorities clarified that the organisers had not taken any permission from them to burn the ... (more...)
115 people injured during latest protest in Gaza 115 people injured during latest protest in Gaza
- October 21, 2018

The diplomat called on Hamas and other groups to "immediately" halt all "provocations and attacks" and to stop all violence along the border, while adding that Israel must facilitate access of goods and people to Gaza and ensure that its security forces are acting with maximum restraint. (more...)
Moody's downgrades Italy credit rating on debt and deficit concerns Moody's downgrades Italy credit rating on debt and deficit concerns
- October 21, 2018

Moody's on Friday cut Italy's sovereign debt rating to one notch above junk status because of concerns over government budget plans, but in a move that could calm investor anxiety, it said the outlook was stable. He told a late-night talk show that the draft budget presented to President Sergio Mattarella's office contained a proposal to extend a tax amnesty on money held overseas and brought back to Italy. (more...)
Meghan’s schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start Meghan’s schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start
- October 21, 2018

Meanwhile, Coleman, who briefly dated Prince Harry in June 2015, kept it casual with black peep-toe sandals and a circular tote. Scroll through our gallery for all the best M & H moments from the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney! Harry began the couple's sixth day of their overseas tour solo, attending the Invictus Games without Meghan by his side, after the previous day's Opening Ceremony overran by two hours. (more...)
Duchess of Sussex is cutting back on engagements for Royal Tour Duchess of Sussex is cutting back on engagements for Royal Tour
- October 21, 2018

Last month, Chopra said that Markle is "doing amazing" after taking on the role as the Duchess of Sussex . The Sussexes are now part-way through a gruelling 16-day tour of Australia , New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga, with 76 events on their schedule. (more...)
Mattis, China's military leader meet Mattis, China's military leader meet
- October 21, 2018

Pentagon official Randall Schriver told reporters after the longer-than-expected 90-minute meeting that Mattis "repeated our desire for a durable relationship that is a stabilizing force in the overall relationship". Since then, however, a series of irritants have shaken military-to-military ties. A code to manage unexpected encounters at sea already exists and was adopted a year ago by ASEAN countries alongside Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Russian Federation, ... (more...)
Study indicates states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates Study indicates states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates
- October 21, 2018

Legalized marijuana has been linked to an increase in auto accidents, according to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety-Highway Loss Data Institute. Colorado law specifies that drivers with five nanograms of active THC in a milliliter of their blood can be prosecuted for driving under the influence of marijuana. (more...)
At least 60 dead after train mows down crowd at India festival At least 60 dead after train mows down crowd at India festival
- October 21, 2018

Ashwani Lohani, chairman of the Railway Board, visited the accident site. Sections 113 and 114 of the Act allow the Railways to notify "any accident of any other description" - not just derailment and collision - involving "loss of any human life" as a Railway accident, the sources said. (more...)
Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building
- October 21, 2018

Almost 70 percent of the condo owners voted this fall to remove Trump's name, despite the estimated $23,000 cost to pry off the letters and clean the facade, the Times reported . A year ago the name was abandoned by the former Trump SoHo condo hotel, and three buildings near 200 Riverside have already shed their Trump Place signage. (more...)
Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat
- October 21, 2018

In a last-ditch bid to salvage the Liberal Party's campaign for the inner-Sydney seat, Mr Morrison warned that high-profile independent candidate Kerryn Phelps had not ruled out bringing down the Federal Government if elected. While minor-party lawmakers have indicated they won't support any no-confidence motions in the government that may force an early election , the result shows voters are disillusioned with the infighting in the ruling Liberal-National government that's caused policy ... (more...)
White House privately doubts Saudi account of journalist’s killing White House privately doubts Saudi account of journalist’s killing
- October 21, 2018

In its announcement Saturday, the Saudi government said it fired five top officials and arrested 18 other Saudis as a result of the initial investigation. 20, 2018. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "stresses the need for a prompt, thorough and transparent investigation into the circumstances of Mr. (more...)
Vatican: South Korea's Moon shares faith in peninsula peace Vatican: South Korea's Moon shares faith in peninsula peace
- October 21, 2018

North Korea strictly controls the religious activities of its people, and a similar invitation for then-Pope John Paul II to visit after a 2000 inter-Korean summit never resulted in a meeting. He held an unprecedented summit with a United States president when he met Donald Trump in Singapore in June, with the two leaders promising to work toward denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Unburied fetuses, babies' remains found in second Detroit funeral home Unburied fetuses, babies' remains found in second Detroit funeral home
- October 21, 2018

More than 200 cremated human remains found at Cantrell in Detroit are awaiting identification and proper burial and will be turned over to Verheyden funeral home in Grosse Pointe Park - where they've set up a hotline for families looking for the remains of loved ones. (more...)
Migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border Migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border
- October 21, 2018

With less than three weeks before the November 6 midterm elections, Trump seized on the migrant caravan to make border security a political issue and energize his Republican base. Earlier Friday, Mexico's ambassador to Guatemala said his country meant to enforce what he called a policy of orderly entry in the face of the thousands trying to cross. (more...)

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